Deerfield River Whitewater Rafting

Enjoy a Rafting Trip on the Deerfield River from Charlemont, MA

Deerfield Whitewater Rafting Options (optional):
  • Deerfield Family Float Trip The Class I Float Rafting Trip on the Deerfield River is the perfect adventure getaway for families. (Participants must be a minimum of 5 years of age.)

    + $0 Total: $68
  • Rafting the Zoar Gap The Class II to III Zoar Gap Rafting Trip on the Deerfield River is the perfect adventure for beginners and intermediate rafters. Trips being at 10:30 and include a picnic-style lunch with salads, homemade breads and cookies. (Participants must be a minimum of 7 years of age.)

    + $41 Total: $109
  • Rafting the Dryway The Class III to IV Dryway Rafting Trip on the Deerfield River is the perfect adventure for experienced and advanced rafters. Trips being at 10:30 and include a stop for a snack along the river as well as a hearty barbecue lunch back at basecamp. (Participants must be a minimum of 14 years of age.)

    + $61 Total: $129

About This Experience

General Information hide

Discover the fun of Rafting in New England on the Deerfield River during this Whitewater Rafting Adventure in Western Massachusetts. April thru October, this relaxing Class I river float trip is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors.

The fun of this experience gift begins about an hour and a half east of Albany in Charlemont, MA. Here you will meet your Guide at the adventure center. After a brief introduction to rafting, you will gear up and head to put-in on the River. This Deerfield rafting trip highlights the beauty of the lower part of the River as it rambles through farmland and the rolling Berkshire foothills along the Mohawk Trail. Throughout the river trip, your river Guide will offer insights into the natural and cultural history of the area. Plus, you’ll even have opportunities to swim and splash in the water. And before the trip is complete, you will stop along the banks to savor a tasty meal.

So whether you're just learning to paddle or you’re an experienced rafter, this Deerfield Rafting is the perfect adventure gift for friends and family to enjoy!

Where It's Located hide

  • Charlemont, Massachusetts

Who Is Included hide

The Deerfield River Whitewater Rafting Xperience Certificate® is for one participant. You will be joined by additional participants in the raft.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

When It Is Offered hide

The Deerfield Rafting Trips are offered on select dates April thru October, subject to availability. Float Trips begin at 3:30 PM, Gap and Dryway trips begin at 10:30 AM.

How Long Is It hide

The Float Trips are approximately 3¾ hours and the Zoar and Dry way Rafting Trips are approximately 6 hours.

Weather hide

The Deerfield River Trips take place regardless of weather conditions unless deemed dangerous by the guide.

All decisions to reschedule or postpone will be made the morning of the trip.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, and bring a change of clothing. Recommended items include a swimsuit, shorts, t-shirt, sunglasses or hat and sunscreen.

Additional Information hide

Your rafting experience will take place with a Professional Guide and includes all rafting gear and life jackets. Participants must be a minimum of 5 years old for the Float Trip, 7 years old for the Gap Trip and 14 years old for the Dryway Trip. Guide Gratuities are not included and can be extended following your rafting adventure.

Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.


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Reservation Information hide

All reservations for the Deerfield River Whitewater Rafting Experience require thirty-five (35) days advance notice. All changes to reservations are subject to a $30 fee.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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